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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctors: Haitian will to survive amid 'stench of death'

Palo Alto physicians displayed wrenching photos of conditions in Haiti in a "thank you" presentation to volunteers and donors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enoch Choi, MD, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 4 comments | 3612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voting for trust

Located in downtown Palo Alto, Open Source Digital Voting Foundation's goal is to build a publicly owned digital elections...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 9097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly community honors devoted office clerk Lue Phelps

Palo Alto High School's band is brushing up on "When the Saints Go Marching In" to honor Lue Phelps, who, at 89, was still...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paly, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 2185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Historical Health Care Bill Procedure

Another "historical" moment..for the first time in our history we may get a law without our Congress voting on it. No...

Original post made by Left and Right Unite on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 19, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 16 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Letter to Warren Buffett

The following is a letter that Menlo Park resident Jennifer Bestor wrote to billionaire Warren Buffett concerning her research...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by NO, on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 2191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three local schools land on state's 'worst' list

Three East Palo Alto schools -- including a charter school run by Stanford University -- have landed on the California Department...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by EPASally, on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 42 comments | 4245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget and Fire Station 8

A possible budget saving could come to the City of Palo Alto if they would consider a cooperative agreement with the State...

Original post made by David on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service set for Tesla employee

Friends and family of Andrew Ingram, the youngest victim of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, plan to celebrate...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high-speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 56 comments | 6045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student takes fourth place in the 'junior Nobel Prizes' of science fairs

http://www.orovillemr.com/news/ci_14688543 "Lynnelle Ye, 18, a senior at Palo Alto High School, finished fourth and will...

Original post made by Go Paly! on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 18, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly senior earns fourth in national Intel contest

Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye has placed fourth in the Intel Science Talent Search, one of America's oldest and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 2499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Craigslist 'car sale' ends in robbery, shooting

A young East Bay man who was responding to a Craigslist car-for-sale listing in East Palo Alto was robbed of his $1,300 purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 3236 Views

SPORTS

Eackles and Harvey share MVP honor in the WBAL

Girls' all-league hoops Pinewood junior Hailie Eackles and Eastside Prep junior Ahjalee Harvey, two of the most dynamic...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by A. Maggioncalda, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 3684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small fire kept small by passerby, quick response

A fire in the front portion of a house in the 3000 block of Louis Road Wednesday afternoon was kept small by an alert pedestrian...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by rem, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 3902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 7118 Views

MOVIES

when is star trek next generation on?

Does anyone know when ST TNG is on, and on what channel? Also, the original series? I don't have cable, but I want to watch!...

Original post made by wannabe trekkie on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by trekkie, on Mar 18, 2010 at 2:07 am | 6 comments | 4494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud noises in S. Palo Alto

Did anyone else hear several loud noises last night (3/13-3/14) in South Palo Alto? (Close to the old Lucky's) We heard the...

Original post made by J on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by puzzled 2, on Mar 18, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 1859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jurors begin deliberation in Koloto murder trial

The defense attorney for a man accused of murdering 27-year-old Philip Lacy during a robbery in downtown Palo Alto two years...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:35 am | 5 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two men shot at East Palo Alto football field

Two men are reported in stable condition this morning after being shot Tuesday evening at a football field in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by T,mamah, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Big Brother dressed in green?

Palo Alto has the proud distinction of being one of the first communities to implement recycling just over 40 years ago....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Take Your Hands Off My God-Given Right to Pollute I Say!, on Mar 17, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 18 comments | 2919 Views
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